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Georgia's Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Program supports the professional development of educators in language arts and reading, mathematics, science and/or social studies.

The goal of the Improving Teacher Quality Program is to deepen educators' content knowledge in the core academic content areas with an emphasis on how enhanced content knowledge impacts teaching practices and student learning. Specifically, Improving Teacher Quality assists educators in:

  • Becoming current in the content they teach
  • Using innovative instructional strategies to teach their subject areas
  • Developing the background necessary to incorporate technology in the courses they teach

Our Partnerships

Request for Proposals

Georgia's Improving Teacher Quality Higher Education Program is managed by the University of Georgia for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Funding to support the program comes to the Board of Regents from the United States Department of Education as part of the No Child Left Behind Act signed by President George W. Bush and later identified as Title II, Part A, of Public Law 107-110. Georgia's Improving Teacher Quality Higher Education Program funds are used to enhance the teaching of science, mathematics, language arts, reading, and social studies at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in public and private schools.

Examples of Reporting

Project Director Reporting

All Project Director Reports will be collected via Qualtrics. The ITQ Office will send the survey links to Project Directors through email. Project Directors are responsible for:

  1. Project director - initial report template
    Providing project director with the link to the first survey during the initial workshop or course.
  2. Project director - final report template
    Providing project director with the link to the follow-up survey at the end of the project.

Examples of Reporting

Participant Surveys

All participant surveys will be collected via Qualtrics. The ITQ Office will send the survey links to participants through email. Participants are responsible for:

  1. Initial experience survey template
    Participants will be provided initial survey.
  2. Attendee follow-up survey template
    Participants will be provided follow-up survey.

Initial Survey Evaluation Reports

  1. Survey sample - UGA Biotech Boot Camp
  2. Survey sample - Georgia Southern University
  3. Survey sample - Columbia State University
  4. Survey sample - Georgia Intern-Fellowships for Teachers
  5. Annotated survey sample

Program Staff

Portrait of Sonia Janis

Sonia Janis

Assistant Director

Portrait of Clarice F. Thompson

Clarice F. Thompson

Accountant